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− | :<math> | + | :<math>\Phi_{12}(\rho)=\Phi_0 \left[\frac{m}{n-m}\left(\frac{\rho_{0}}{\rho}\right)^n-\frac{n}{n-m}\left(\frac{\rho_{0}}{\rho}\right)^m\right], ~~~ n>m>3.</math> |

− | where | + | where <math>\Phi_{12}</math> is the [[intermolecular pair potential]], and <math>\rho</math> is the intermolecular distance. |

==References== | ==References== | ||

#[http://dx.doi.org/10.1143/JPSJ.6.289 Taro Kihara "The Second Virial Coefficient of Non-Spherical Molecules", Journal of the Physical Society of Japan '''6''' pp. 289-296 (1951)] | #[http://dx.doi.org/10.1143/JPSJ.6.289 Taro Kihara "The Second Virial Coefficient of Non-Spherical Molecules", Journal of the Physical Society of Japan '''6''' pp. 289-296 (1951)] |

## Revision as of 12:27, 8 February 2008

The **Kihara potential** was developed by Taro Kihara in 1951 (Ref. 1) and was inspired by the Lennard-Jones model. It is given by

where is the intermolecular pair potential, and is the intermolecular distance.

## References

- Taro Kihara "The Second Virial Coefficient of Non-Spherical Molecules", Journal of the Physical Society of Japan
**6**pp. 289-296 (1951) - T. Kihara "Convex molecules in gaseous and crystalline states", Advances in Chemical Physics
**5**pp. 147-188 (1963) - Carlos Vega and Santigo Lago "Improved perturbation theory of Kihara fluids", Chemical Physics Letters
**185**pp. 516-521 (1991) - Carlos Vega, Santiago Lago, Enrique De Miguel, and Luis F. Rull "Liquid-vapor equilibria of linear Kihara molecules", Journal of Physical Chemistry
**96**pp. 7431-7437 (1992) - L. G. MacDowell, B. Garzón, S. Calero, and S. Lago "Dynamical properties and transport coefficients of Kihara linear fluids", Journal of Chemical Physics
**106**pp. 4753- (1997) - A. Cuetos, B. Martínez-Haya, S. Lago and L. F. Rull "Liquid crystal behavior of the Kihara fluid", Physical Review E
**68**011704 (2003)